About Us

We combine our expertise and experience to provide an evidence-based education in nutrition science, athletic performance and healthy living.

From the Thought For Food Podcast to Thought For Food TV, our mission is simple: to educate and inspire people to live healthy, compassionate, and adventurous lives through plant-based nutrition. 

Jackson Long

Jackson is a graduate from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a degree in Integrative Physiology and Public Health. He’s certified in Plant-Based Nutrition from eCornell and is currently completing his Master’s Degree in Applied Nutrition, and has spoken on the importance of fiber and taking epic dumps from the TEDxCU stage.

Fascinated with the integration of nutrition, lifestyle, exercise, and health, Jackson switched to a plant-based vegan lifestyle in 2014. This change catalyzed a passion for helping others achieve optimal health and athletic performance.

Jackson is also a high level road cyclist, having raced at the national and international level for 10 years. When he’s not poring over the latest nutrition research, you can find Jackson riding his bike up Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder, drinking fancy coffee, or eating burritos. 

Aaron Stuber, RN, BSN

In 2013, Aaron graduated from Oregon Health & Science University with a bachelors degree in nursing. Aaron now lives and works in Boulder, Colorado as a Registered Nurse with a wide variety of acute care experience.  He is also a certified Emergency Medical Technician with specialized training in wilderness medicine through the Wilderness Medicine Institute. In 2015, he graduated from the WellCoaches online program for Health and Wellness Coaches, a science-based program for professional Health Coaches.

Nutrition science and Lifestyle Medicine have been a passion of Aaron’s for over a decade and he has enjoyed living a plant-based lifestyle during that time. Aaron has a background in rock climbing and has been running mountain ultra marathons for the last several years.

When he’s not working or training, Aaron enjoys traveling, making smoothies and spending time with his wife, Allison, daughters Lilah and Stella, and their small farm of pets.